Resource Details

Economic Development

Community Development Block Grant – Planning (CDBG-PLNG) Program

Planning​ grant funds support community efforts to address improving community opportunities and vitality. Examples of eligible projects include the development of comprehensive plans, community development plans, and small area and neighborhood plans. Grants are limited to projects that, if implemented, meet a CDBG National Objective. Please see the CDBG-Planning website:


How to Apply: CDBG-PLNG Applications are submitted to the Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources. A pre-application meeting or conference call with Division staff is required prior to applying. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Awards are contingent upon eligibility and CDBG-PLNG funding availability. Application materials and submission instructions should be carefully reviewed prior to applying for CDBG-PLNG funds.

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